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precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Cold & Allergy to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA

Only When Necessary: FDA C W/COMBO PROD; POSS RISK OF GASTROSCHISIS/SIA WITH 1ST TRIMESTER EXPOSURE

Only When Necessary: BROMPHENIRAMINE TANNATE FDA CATEGORY C, BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE CATEGORY B.

Only When Necessary: FDA CATEGORY C IN COMBINATION PRODUCT

FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; NEONATE RISK OF SEIZURES;AVOID DURING 3RD TRIMESTER

Nursing:

Precaution: ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY LOW; INFANT EXPOSURE MAY BE MINIMAL

Precaution: MAY DECREASE MILK SUPPLY, AND CAUSE IRRITABILITY

Precaution: NOT RECOMMENDED. MAY CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION/INHIBIT LACTATION.

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MAY CAUSE SEDATION AND INHIBIT LACTATION

Precaution: INSUF DATA; OTHER ANTIHISTAMINES MAY CAUSE IRRITABILITY, DROWSINESS IN INFANT

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) MORE SENSITIVE TO CV & CNS EFX; URINARY RET.,INSOMNIA.

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) MORE SENSITIVE TO CV & CNS EFX; URINARY RET.,INSOMNIA

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC/HYPOTENSION; NON-SEDATING AGENTS PREF.

Giving Cold & Allergy to a child under 12:

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION, CONVULSIONS IN NEWBORNS.

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION & SEIZURE RISK IN NEWBORNS.

Absolute Contraindication: RISK OF CNS EXCITATION. DO NOT USE AGE <6 YEARS WITHOUT CLINICIAN CONSULT.

Absolute Contraindication: HIGH RISK OF ADVERSE CNS EFFECTS. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR USE AGE < 6 YEARS.

Absolute Contraindication: USE NOT RECOMMENDED AGE <4 MONTHS. CNS EXCITATION & SEIZURE RISK IN NEWBORNS.

Relative Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED IN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS UNLESS CLINICIAN CONSULTATION.

Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN PEDIATRICS <6 YRS OF AGE UNLESS CLINICIAN CONSULTATION.

Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN PEDIATRICS <6 YEARS OF AGE UNLESS CLINICIAN CONSULTATION.

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